The Mission Blog
While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.
We recently lost our 28-year-old son to an Oxycontin addiction formed after a ski accident and several surgeries. For three years, we supported him at rehab after rehab — some of the very best. Sam couldn’t escape the disease. Out of desperation, he took his own life. If our son couldn’t recover — how can someone living on the street?
We need hope now more than ever. And what better reminder of hope is there than Easter? Here are some of the things that bring hope to the guests of SRM.
When disaster forced Blaine to leave the only home he’d ever known, he recalled a feeling of peace he felt while visiting Colorado Springs a few years prior.
Springs Rescue Mission depends on its “Community Champions” to help transform the lives of men and women experiencing homelessness, hunger and addiction in Colorado Springs.
Winter is often the most difficult time of year for men and women struggling with homelessness, hunger and addiction. … Despite those difficulties, the winter has been full of hope and opportunity for Springs Rescue Mission guests.
Chefs Motley and Jessica were given help and hope so they might one day pass it along to others. Now, they work side by side serving Springs Rescue Mission its many guests.
Last year, Springs Rescue Mission celebrated its 25th year serving the homeless and hungry in Colorado Springs. It was also an incredibly significant year in terms of physical and programmatic growth.